DECK DecisionWare – the IoT Data Container

DECK DecisionWare – the IoT Data Container

IoT sensors and collection points (“Gateways” or “RTU’s” to use an old term) are rapidly being commoditized. Prices are plummeting while reliability and functionality increase. As we’ve seen time-and-time again when hardware moves to the commoditization phase, players...
We Don’t Offshore

We Don’t Offshore

“Offshoring” is the practice of using a contract labour force that is located in a global area that offers cheap workers. Those workers (and their employers) claim that they are skilled journeymen but in reality, they are mostly what we in North America...
The Robots Need Adult Supervision

The Robots Need Adult Supervision

We found KPMG’s article “The robots have arrived. Are you ready?” to be a very good overview of the onset of intelligent software in InsurTech (technology in the insurance industry). But we wanted to explore this a bit more in this blog post. The...
Free office space for Fort McMurray evacuees

Free office space for Fort McMurray evacuees

The fire in Fort McMurray is an absolutely tragedy for those affected. As Albertan’s pulls together, we, at Spieker Point, want to contribute by offering office space to help a small business get back up and running. We have one private office and two desks...